Brigette’s $82 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan for 6

Aldi 1 64-oz carton Orange Juice – $1.69 1 64-oz carton Unsweetened Organic Almond Milk – $2.25 1/2 gallon Whole Milk – $0.78 1 gallon 1% Milk – $1.31 1 16-oz carton Heavy Whipping Cream – $1.55 1 large pkg Fresh Chicken Thighs ($0.79/lb) – $4.31 1 3-lb bag Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts – $5.39 2 cans Chicken – $3.10 1 pkg Turkey Pepperoni – $1.95 1-lb Sausage – $1.89 1...

Michael’s: Free Ultimate Slime Party on March 24, 2019

March 23, 2019 | GretchenAdd to my favorites Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Michael’s is having a free Ultimate Slime Party! Stop by any Michael’s stores from 2 to 4 pm on March 24, 2019 for a free Ultimate Slime Party! All the supplies will be provided. No registration required. Click here to find a location near you. Thanks, Hip2Save! ...

Starbucks Rewards: New Changes Coming Soon

March 23, 2019 | GretchenAdd to my favorites Are you a Starbucks Rewards member? New changes are coming soon that you don’t want to miss! Starting April 16th, Starbucks will be rolling out their new Rewards Program! Rewards Members will now be able to redeem your points at different levels for various items without being required to reach Gold Level to qualify! Redeem...

Free Movie Ticket with General Mills Purchase

March 23, 2019 | GretchenAdd to my favorites Right now, when you purchase three General Mills Cereals products (including cereal and yogurt), you can score a FREE $13 Movie Ticket from Fandango! Simply enter in your information and upload an image of your receipt. Valid through May 20, 2019. Thanks, Freebie Radar! Looking for more? Read more posts about Freebies. Subscribe for...

Exploring the Connections Between Your Parental Life and Your Financial Life

This is the fifth entry in an eight part series exploring the connections between your finances and other areas of your life. A few weeks ago, I started a series exploring the connections between personal finance and the other “spheres” of my life. The first entry covered the connections between one’s physical life and financial life, the second entry covered...

Ben & Jerry’s: Free Ice Cream Cone on April 9, 2019!

March 23, 2019 | GretchenAdd to my favorites Ben & Jerry’s is once again having their Free Cone Day this year! Stop in on April 9th from 12 to 8 p.m. to get a free scoop of ice cream in a cone or a cup. No coupon required. Just mention this promotion. Limit 1 free cone per customer. Thanks, Freebie Shark! Subscribe...

Free 10-Day Spring Cleaning Challenge

March 23, 2019 | MegAdd to my favorites Ready to freshen up your home and do some spring cleaning? Sign up for this free challenge! Sign up for a FREE 10-Day Spring Cleaning Challenge right now! Looking for more? Read more posts about Freebies. Subscribe for free email updates from Money Saving Mom® and get my Guide to Freezer Cooking for...

What Is Extended Graduated Student Loan Repayment?

Extended graduated student loan repayment is a variation of the extended repayment plan. Both extended plans lower payments by lengthening your repayment term, but extended graduated repayment also initially decreases your payments based on how much you owe. Here are the key details about this plan: Repayment length: 25 years. Number of payments: 300. Payments amounts: Increase every two years. Other qualifications: Must owe...

Mississippi First-Time Home Buyer Programs of 2019

Buying a home costs a lot of money upfront, and the Mississippi Home Corporation offers financial help with a down payment and closing costs in order to give first-time home buyers a boost. The Mississippi Home Corporation defines a first-time home buyer as someone who has not owned a home in the past three years, although exceptions are sometimes made for...

How I Flew for Free: Business Class to Berlin With United MileagePlus Miles

This entrepreneur used extra miles to spring for business class when flying from New York to Berlin in summer 2018. The cardholder Name: Daniel Foster Age: 28 Occupation: Founder at Cosmo (sleep aid) Home: New York Credit card: United MileagePlus® Club Card The trip Route: Newark Liberty International Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport Date of travel: August 2018 Airline: United Class of service: Business Q: Did you visit a lounge at...